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Mayan Kitchen

Rn 14 | Between Casa Blanca Hotel and Hostel Fe, San Pedro La Laguna 07018, Guatemala
+502 5824 7440
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Highlight of San Pedro

Anita welcomes you into her home and shares the amazing recipes and flavors of Guatemala. Shopping... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ciara M
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amazing experience with Anita

It was an amazing cooking class with Anita. First we went to the local market for shopping, this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
chrisi88
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Korneuburg, Austria
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Are you looking to experience Guatemala in an authentic and personal way? Experience the taste and flavors of Guatemala cooking at the Lake Atitlan Maya Kitchen. This class will help you understand how our Mayan culture and Spanish colonial influence blended together in a perfect harmony through food. You will have lots of hands-on fun learning how to cook up three authentic Guatemalan dishes during this 3-5 hour Guatemala cooking class. Learn how to prepare traditional recipes that are unique to Guatemala, and come away with all the skills you need to prepare them in your own kitchen. Our classes start at 9am. with a tour in the local Market, where together will purchase our ingredients, buying organic vegies from local people productors so in that way We are supporting their projects and giving them opportunities too.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Rn 14 | Between Casa Blanca Hotel and Hostel Fe, San Pedro La Laguna 07018, Guatemala
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Anita welcomes you into her home and shares the amazing recipes and flavors of Guatemala. Shopping in the markets for the food we were going to cook with was a great experience and made you appreciate their culture even more. It was the highlight of...More

1  Thank Ciara M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an amazing cooking class with Anita. First we went to the local market for shopping, this was already a really great experience. After buying everything we went to her house in the kitchen upstairs with a beautiful view over the lake. The cooking...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Anita is beyond amazing! We loved our cooking experience with her. She gets everyone involved and is so great with kids. We learned so much about the food and culture of San Pedro.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just moved to Panajachel and this was easily the best activity we had done so far! What a great way to use our hands to connect with Mayan culture.... and a delicious meal came out of it. Plus, Anita is a superstar instructor! Definitely recommend.

Thank Allie M
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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I participated in Anita's cooking class today and it was the highlight of our two week trip to Guatemala. We'd previously visited Lake Atitlán but never had the opportunity to visit San Pedro La Laguna. Originally I anticipated only cooking a meal,...More

1  Thank Richard G
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Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

We got to the main dock at 9 AM and met Anita there, she took us to the local market to buy the products that we need to have for the courses that we picked from the menu. As we walked the market, Anita explained...More

Thank Gal A
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

Anita is amazing. This is one of the most enjoyable days I have ever spent. I loved going to the market and then making pepian. Anita was so very lovely. If you do one thing while near Pana, book with Anita.

1  Thank Julie P
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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

My first cooking class last year was just not enough, so did another one this year in June! Anita’s knowledge of the Guatemalan culture, food, people and her English skills are remarkable! The walking tour of the market gathering our food for our meal was...More

Thank Cathy H
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Anita's cooking classes was hands down my favorite experience while I was in San Pedro! Not only is Anita amazing with food, she is an amazing person all around. I loved starting the class with going shopping in the local market, she answered all my...More

Thank Jacquelyn S
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Nothing. This experience was outstanding. Yes, going to the market and experiencing the hustle and bustle of the Guatemalan women shopping for their food for the day was an interesting experience into another culture’s daily life. Anita is the main attraction here though. She is...More

Thank PuebloBonito0802
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skatzgershon
December 21, 2016|
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Response from DarylLoback | Reviewed this property |
If you check in to one of the hotels on Lake Atitlan you can probably find her. Just ask for Anita. If you cannot find her head to La Iguana Peridida and they can find her for you. It is well worth the cost. Be prepared for... More
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Raekala
January 14, 2016|
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Response from 299anitac | Property representative |
Hello my dear frines, Cathy and Daren. I really appreciate your replaying to this message. I already got in touch with her!! I hope to do my best with them!! Big hugs and lot of love from Guatemala... More
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